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have you been this way ♪ ♪ and i only just learned how to stand like a man ♪ ♪ i got twenty-five years of running in sand ♪ ♪ how could i see with no ground at my feet ♪ ♪ from what you gave to me when i was caught in the storm ♪ ♪ that i wasn't alone [ cheers and applause ] >>. >> jimmy: their album is called "such hot blood." i want to thank mel brooks,
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science bob pflugfelder. apologies to matt damon. we ran out of time. "nightline" is next. thanks for watching. good night. ♪ the sound of the engine the feel of the tires ♪ ♪ your hands on the wheel and the smell of the fires ♪ ♪ street lights and headlights ♪ ♪ on a road that goes nowhere ♪ ♪ she left you she left you but you know she's still out there ♪ ♪ and somehow it always seems like you are waiting for something ♪ ♪ and somewhere they're dancing the night away madly ♪ ♪ and the sweat fills their eyes
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as they're clutching so sadly ♪ tonight on ""nightline."" crime and punishment. should jodi arias die for brutally killing her ex-boyfriend? go danica. surrounded by men, danica is in a lane all her own. millions of dollars and superstar looks. oh, yeah? she may be nascar's most popular driver, but is it about skill or sex appeal? don't do it. one critic says it's arguably the most racist commercial in history. tonight, the controversial ad that has mountain dew tweeting fail.
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good evening. her name is jodi arias. after four months on trial, tonight her fate now lies in the hands of a jury. she claims her motive for killing her boyfriend wasn't malice. it was self-defense. now facing the death penalty, arias waits as the final seconds of her roller coaster trial tick away. here's our series, crime and punishment. >> he's trying to get away. >> she is jodi arias, a 32-year-old on trial for her life after the brutal murder of her ex-boyfriend.
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for the last four months she's been trying to convince an arizona jury she killed in self-defense. today, juan martinez known for his courtroom theatrics gave his fiery closing arguments. >> even after stabbing him over and over again and after slashing his throat from ear to ear and then even after taking a gun and shooting him in the face she will not let him rest in peace. >> martinez repeatedly called the admitted kill a liar. absolutely without a shadow of the doubt, she's a liar. >> and told the jury that arias looked directly in their eyes and lied on the witness stand. >> it's a field of lies as she sat on the witness stand. >> martinez ended the argument by showing the jury the bloody crime scene photos, three rows of his family and friends shielded their eyes from what jodi arias admitted she did to
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the 32-year-old mormon businessman. >> she killed him three times over. >> reporter: today's closing arguments comes for mounts to the day it all started. they've heard from a parade of witnesses, 38 in total from medical examiners. >> i have to conclude that the brain was perforated. to rental car clerks. >> that person who rented the car, is she in court today? >> yes, sir. >> way back in january, it looked like the trial could be quick. >> this is not a case of who done it. the person who done it, the person who committed to committed the killing is in court today. >> reporter: the veteran prar whipping through his case in a plaert of weeks. first taking the jury through a gruesome crime scene. >> there's different coloration on the shirt, but i don't know the cause. >> reporter: and a killing so heinous he believes arias deserves the ultimate punishment, death. >> his throat was slit from ear
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to ear. >> then graphic photos of a different kind. nude s s of jodi and travis taken in 2008. and these photos snapped during the killing itself. just as stunning as the brutal crime, arias' actions after she left travis' house, spending time with a new interest, cuddling and kissing. >> every time we started kissing, it got more escalated. >> exboyfriends and exgirlfriends, too, used to create duelling portraits of jodi and travis. >> did he treat you with dignity? >> yes. >> tell us about who jodi was. >> he told us that he had a stalker. >> reporter: but the most
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anticipate anticipated testimony of all a jodi herself. her story of self-defense was her third version. and she took 18 days on the stand to tell it. >> we were in the red house right on highway 1. >> sexually explicit at times. >> there have been a few times when i would just pull you on the bed and start. he kicked me in the ribs. >> reporter: but when it came double play to the moment she drove a knife into travis alexander and slit his throat? >> almost nothing for a long time. >> reporter: the jury also heard jo jodi's other two stories on these interrogation tapes in court. >> if travis was here today, he would tell you it wasn't me. >> reporter: when confronted with the pictures and a mountain of forensic evidence -- >> that was not my foot. >> reporter: jod icon cobbed a
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new tale that she was at the house when two masked intruders broke in and slaughtered him but spared her. she even acted out the dramatic scene for the detectives. >> and i was just going through t the pictures. >> reporter: the detective didn't buy it at the point she flashed this smile in her mug shot. she's made quite a name for herself, winning jailhouse singing competitions and granting national television interviews like this one where she made this bold prediction. >> no jury is going to convict me? >> because i'm innocent. and you can mark my words on that one. no jury can convict me. >> reporter: if she's wrong, jodi arias may gain notoriety for something else. she could become just the fourth woman on arizona's death row. her defense will try to prevent that with their closing argument
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tomorrow. i'm ryan owens for "nightline" in phoenix. >> our thanks to ryan. coming up next for us, danica patrick, she's earned millions of dollars from waging racetrack war against men on a daily basis. but is she a hero or hype? i've been going around the country asking people to try on these amazing depend silhouette briefs. oh, it's cheryl burke! who's this guy? security. cheryl, hi! i know you don't need one but would you try on the depend silhouette for charity? right now? under this? why not? for charity? now's the perfect time, cause with soft fabric and waistband, the best protection looks, fits and feels just like underwear. even doing the chacha. whaaat? ok, america. cheryl burke tried the depend silhouette. get a free sample so you can too. the recent increase in cafeteria prices is not cool.
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danica patrick is a
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household name. the root of her fame isn't based on acting or modeling, it's in the testosterone fuel world of nascar, where thousands of fans gather to watch drivers defy injury, death, and in the case of ms. patrick, a wave of criticism that towers far higher than her trophy case. is sports pioneer more than just a pretty face? we found out. >> reporter: even though walking red car et. pets and accepting rewards has become fair territory for danica patrick, this celebrity is most comfortable going 200 miles an hour with as many as 42 men chasing her down. >> one of the most famous sports line is gentlemen start your engi engines. and now it's drivers start your engines. in large part because of you.
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>> or as franco said -- >> drivers and danica start your engines! >> let's face it, they're not all gentlemen. >> knight line had exclusive access to her for three days in martinsville, virginia. >> she's so spunky. >> as she practiced, qualified -- >> she's good looking, too. >> and raced in the kras cruiser. >> my mom and my dad were probably responsible for why i race cars and why i like it. and my dad used to race. >> patrick started racing as a 10-year-old girl in broadhead, wisconsin. >> how much is the pressure being 9 face of the sport representing women. >> i don't think about that because there's nothing i can do but be myself. i just see it as an opportunity to do something new and different. perhaps show people, you know, what's possible in this world.
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>> what is possible is $13 million in annual salary. ranking seventh on "forbes'" list of nascar drivers. >> from illinois, danica patrick! >> reporter: and a very long list of sponsors. with her cent success at the daytona 500, nascar's super bowl, ratings increased 24% from last year, with 16.7 million viewers tuning in. >> danica patrick, the pole sitter. >> reporter: but that fame does not come without controversy. in nine yearses of professional racing in both the indycar series and now nascar, patrick has won only once in almost 200 races, leaving some racing fans and fellow drivers to climb she only gets the fa imbecause she's a woman. >> when i'm sitting there saying we're celebrating an eighth place finish.
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>> how much do you listen to those critics who say danica is just getting the attention because she's attractive. >> i would say if that were the case, then i doubt i would still be around. on the other hand, yes, it's probably true that i do get more attention because of somehow how i look. but it's also what i'm doing on the track and how i look. >>. >> reporter: is it enough to be a successful woman in a man's world that's buy nearing. but is that enough to you? >> no, not at all. you know, it's nice to be the first to do things, but i want to be remembered as a great driver. i feel the pressure as me as a driver to reach my potential. but it doesn't have anything to do with being a girl. it just has to do with my potential as a driver. >> and "nightline" was miked into tony gibson's headset.
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>> the gear is still spinning. >> reporter: gibson has been on the circuit for 30 years working with some soft biggest names in nascar. >> including jeff gor done and dale earnhardt jr. >> of tough love, crew membersing and driver thes. our sport needs her right now. they see the same thing they see the kids, the girls, the young kids. fans from all different ages. >> i like it because she's a girl and everybody thinks that she can't win because she's a girl. >> reporter: but not everything danica does is from her young fans. take the godaddy super bowl commercials. a staple of her carefully branded image. >> gives me the exposure i need.
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>> reporter: do you ever have reservations with the go daddy? >> i am my own police officer with that stuff. i'm always in my window of comfort. and these are just expressions of my different sides of my personality. and being a female, love to look pretty or sexy or beautiful or any of those things. >> patrick continued to garner attention just this past week when her divorce was finalized. that on the heels of her publicly announcing just before the daytona 500 that she was dating fellow rookie nascar driver ricky stenhouse jr. >> do you know where he is on the track? >> like a sixth sense kind of thing? >> no, but i do look for him. >> reporter: you do? >> yeah, i look for him, see how he's doing. i want to see him do well. now, i want to beat him because i want to beat everyone else, too. but i'm happy for him when he does well. >> in martinsville, beat him she
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did. she came in an impressive 12th place compared to his 25th. this was the first time a female driver has ever raced on the track. and "nightline" had one more first for her. the famous martinsville hot dog, that is supposed to bring good luck to drivers. >> you haven't had a hot dog yet, have you? >> oh, gosh. >> reporter: world famous hot dogs. >> and neither have i. >> let's do it together. here we go. i did your thing. i had half a hot dog. because i don't mean to to ruin my dinner, you know. >> cheers. >> it's all about the hot dog. nice. thanks to julie. coming up next, it's been called the most racist commercial in history. why pepsico is apologizing for that mountain dew ad. nservative. very logical thinker. (laughs) i'm telling you right now, the girl back at home
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>> it's the video everyone is talking about and no one can find. a rapper's attempt at comedy has
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given into one of the most controversial videos in history. here's more on the mountain dew ad that has people saying don't do it. the premise of the online ads are absurd enough. a crazy goat who becomes obsessed with mountain dew. give me more! >> they've gotten two million views since march. and now there's a squel. which some are calling the most racist ad ever. >> all right, man, we got them all lined up. the latest campaign depicts battered waitress on crutches being urged to identify a suspect out of a lineup of black men and a coat. it's meant to the edgy and get people talking. >> it's patently racist and sexist. it's indisputable. >> at the first sign of
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pushback, pepsico pulled the 60-second spot. and mountain dew tweeted hey, guys, with ema -- we made a mistake. it was the brain child of comedian and rapper tyler the creator. in a recent interview, he said he was surprised mo untaken dew went for it. he said he came up with the idea just five minutes before the pitch meeting. i'm so used to people saying that's retarded. and they actually liked it. >> reporter: in a statement to abc news, tyler the creator's publicist said it was never his intention to offend. for those who know and respect tyler, he's known for pushing boundaries and challengingster challengingstchallenging stest r challengingsterotypes through rumor. mown town dai -- mountain dew is trying to hit the larger market.
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just last month, the conservative christian group 1 million moms urged k-mart promoting free shipping. >> ship my pants right here? >> k-mart started airing it. >> i just shipped my beard. >> ain't no cloud on a sunny day. >> respect, boss man. >> critics said the notion of a white man from minnesota was racist. >> turn the frown the other way around. >> it was deemed a success. and that toed the line in an appropriate way. >> the words dew is parentally a reference to the do it slogan. >> this is how we dew it. >> but this ad is one thing they won't be dewing anymore. >> i don't think i can do this.

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